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TIM renews Disney+ distribution agreement

Italian multiplay telco TIM and Walt Disney Company Italia have renewed the agreement for the distribution of SVoD service Disney+ in combination with the TimVision offer and TIM’s ultrabroadband offers. On TimVision, customers will be able to see, both at home and on the move, all the entertainment offered by Disney+, the dedicated streaming home […]

May 18, 2023

TIM, DAZN agree Serie A rights deal

Italian multiplay telco TIM has confirmed that the Group has reached an agreement with streaming service DAZN which allows the latter to distribute Serie A TIM football rights through any third parties. It says the deal will improve the options available to TIM customers, who will continue to watch matches through TimVision, which it describes […]

August 4, 2022By Colin Mann

Data: Italy TV audiences lowest in 10 years

Italian TV audiences have continued to drop, reaching the lowest numbers in a decade in December 2021. Data from Studio Frasi reveals that the negative performance was recorded for both average daily audience figures (10.2 million, -1.6 million on December 2020) as well as in prime time (22.9 million, -3.8 million compared to December 2020 […]

January 17, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Italy: SVoD platforms adds 3m subs

The number of Italian subscribers to SVoD platforms amounted to 13.7 million at the end of October 2021, a growth of three million compared to a year ago. Research conducted by EY also reveals that the number of SVoD users reached 17.4 million, while unique subscribers totaled 7.8 million, up by 1.2 million and 800,000, […]

December 22, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Italy: discovery+ launches on TIMvision

discovery+ is now available to TIMvision’s subscribers in Italy. The streaming service from Discovery gives access range of entertainment, lifestyle, true crime, nature and adventure programming. The discovery+ offer is part of a broader renewal which also covers Nove, Real Time, DMAX, Giallo, Food, HGTV – Home&Garden, MotorTrend, Frisbee and K2, and the platform also […]

January 27, 2021

Italy adds 2.1m SVoD subs in 2020

SVoD services added 2.1 million subscribers in Italy during 2020, taking the total to 10.7 million in October, according to a study by EY in collaboration with Discovery and Fastweb. The study took into account OTT services Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, TIMVision, Infinity, NOW TV, Eurosport Player, Apple+ and DAZN. However, the overall number […]

January 4, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome